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Anime Swap Meet at the Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival 2013

Anime Swap Meet 
at the Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival 2013


ATTN: CCPMG Uncovered Attendees
Did you see Mike Tatsugawa, Todd Whitesel, and Hero TV's Ruel Ferrer's presentation hosted by Myrtle Gail Sarrosa at Crimson Resort and Spa in Lapulapu, Mactan, Cebu? Want more information about Pacific Media Expo? Download our latest media kit here.
Thanks for coming!
See you in 2013! PMX 2012 has come and gone!

The next Pacific Media Expo will be held November 8 to 10, 2013, in the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel.

We'll see you there!

Power Rangers Samurai

Power RangersPower Rangers are back at PMX and this time from the newest series Power Rangers Samurai! Featured Rangers are Alex Heartman (Jayden/Red Ranger), Steven Skyler (Antonio Garcia/Gold Ranger), Najee De-Tiege (Kevin/Blue Ranger) Hector David, Jr. (Mike/Green Ranger). We are very excited to host them! Let’s give them a big PMX welcome!

Fashion Guest of Honor: Z8 of GRAMM

Fashion Designer Z8 of GRAMM

Z8 of GRAMM ***Updated 11/6/12***
Due to a health issue, Z8 will not be able to travel to LA for PMX this weekend. Pacific Media Expo apologizes for the inconvenience that this may have caused. We will have additional details soon.

h.NAOTO released the following statement regarding Z8's cancellation:

Due to a recent health issue, Z8 will not be able to travel to LA for PMX this weekend. We here at h.NAOTO apologizes for the inconvenience that this may have caused, and hope there's another opportunity for her to meet everyone in the near future. Thank you for understanding and continue support!

Ryan Stylez
Ryan Stylez Billboard charting singer/songwriter Ryan Stylez will make a special appearance Pacific Media Expo! Ryan is the voice behind the hit pop single, "This Is The Life". Come meet one of the West Coast's biggest rising Pop Stars and be one of the first to hear his new radio single featuring Ray J! Ryan will appear at a Q&A panel to talk about his music. He will also be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans.

Fashion Guest of Honor: Baby, the Stars Shine Bright

Designer Masumi Kanoh of Baby, the Stars Shine Bright

Baby, the Stars Shine Bright - Masumi Kanoh Pacific Media Expo is excited to announce our Fashion Guest of Honor, Masumi Kanoh, designer for one of the largest Lolita brands, Baby, the Stars Shine Bright! Additionally, Baby, the Stars Shine Bright will bring pieces to sell in our PMX Fashion Boutique, and will be featured in our PMX Fashion Show. Masumi Kanoh will appear at a Q&A panel as well as a special ticketed event. Please check back soon for more details!

Moon Stream at PMX

Moon Stream's Satsuki and Tomo talk about their upcoming appearance at Pacific Media Expo 2012!

Find out more about the Moon Stream VIP Fan Bundle.

Tsuyoshi Nonaka
Tsuyoshi Nonaka Pacific Media Expo is pleased to welcome, once more, Tsuyoshi Nonaka as our Mecha Designer Industry Guest. Mr. Nonaka has provided mechanical designs for Mazinkaiser SKL, Shin Mazinger Shōgeki! Z-Hen and DICE.
Music Guest of Honor: Moon Stream

Performing Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10

Moon Stream at PMX Moon Stream will be live and in concert at Pacific Music Live 12 on Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10. Moon Stream will be attending a focus panel, autograph sessions, photo sessions, and more throughout PMX12. The Moon Stream autograph sessions will occur immediately following their concerts.

Anime Guest of Honor: Mamoru Yokota

Panel: Saturday, Nov. 10 1-2 p.m. in LP 2 (Los Angeles A&B)
Secondary Panel: Sunday, Nov. 11 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Demo Workshop: 12-1 p.m. in La Jolla A (LP3)

Mamoru Yokota Pacific Media Expo is pleased to welcome Mamoru Yokota as our 2012 anime guest of honor. Mr. Yokota has been involved with various stages of anime production. He has been a character designer, producer, and animation director who has worked on many popular titles, such as Macross Frontier, Death Note, Air (movie), Kanon, Magical Canan, and Kiddy Grade. He is currently involved in live-action work. In his private life, Yokota's hobbies include walking, reading, cooking, and eating.

Mr. Yokota will be participating in a focus panel and autograph session. This will be his first appearance at Pacific Media Expo.
Way of the Stick and Blade and More

Sunday, Nov. 11
Location: Live Programming 1 (International Ballroom A)

Way of the Stick and Blade 2012 Photo 1 For the third year straight Pacific Media Expo (PMX) will once again be hosting Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts. This premiere Filipino Martial Arts event will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton in conjunction with the rest of PMX's events for that weekend. This is the only tournament where you can witness the Filipino Martial Arts of Esgrima, Kali, and Arnis in a fast paced and highly competitive sport format.

Hatsune Miku in Concert

Saturday, Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Live Programming 1 (International Ballroom A)

Hatsune Miku at PMX Vocaloid diva Hatsune Miku will appear in concert at PMX! The 3D virtual performer has been winning the hearts of people all over the world for nearly half a decade. Presented by Vocalekt Visions, Hatsune Miku is starting to take the spotlight all over all over the world.

Admittance to the Hatsune Miku concert is restricted to PMX attendees on a first come, first served basis. There is no additional charge other than PMX membership for this concert. The concert is on Saturday, 11/10 at 6:30pm.

Cristina Vee

Sunday only!
Madoka Panel at 12 p.m. in Los Angeles A&B (LP2); SkullGirls Panel at 3 p.m. in Los Angeles A&B (LP2)

Cristina Vee Voice over actress Cristina Vee returns for her fourth PMX appearance!

Cristina Vee is a Los Angeles based voice over actress and director. Cristina is also known for her popular renditions of anime songs on YouTube and got her first "big break" at an anime convention. Her first roles as a professional actress were Nanoha in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and Louise in The Familiar of Zero.

AMV Contest 2012
Anime music videos at PMX Back popular demand, we're happy to announce the return of the PMX AMV Contest. Amaze your friends by showcasing your anime video editing skills! Entertain others with your brand of storytelling!

Video categories will be: Action, Comedy, and Drama.

Sarah Williams

Sunday only!
Madoka Panel at 12 PM in Los Angeles A&B (LP2); SkullGirls Panel at 3 PM in Los Angeles A&B (LP2)

Sarah Williams Sarah Williams is a Los Angeles voice actress who works in animation, video games, and commercials. She can be heard as Sayaka Miki in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Ayumi Tokita in Squid Girl, Peacock in the 2D fighting game Skullgirls and Uni in Hyperdimension Neptunia MK2. As a long time fan of anime and video games, Sarah is excited to be attending her first PMX.

Panel Saturday at 12 p.m. in Los Angeles A&B (LP2)

LittleKuriboh LittleKuriboh (AKA Martin Billany) is the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Series and the godfather of the abridged age. He has thus far produced no less than 52 episodes, a spinoff, a prequel, a Christmas special and two movies, creating a cultural phenomenon in Yu-Gi-Oh Fandom. With a mission to revitalize interest in the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise and make it more accessible to Joe Public, LittleKuriboh will continue the original abridged series providing us with priceless entertainment for many years to come.

All-round nice guy and community fan favorite, he is also associated with TeamFourStar (the group behind Dragon Ball Z Abridged, for which he also supplies voices) and has made guest appearances on comic-book video review series Atop the Fourth Wall.
dolldelight dolldelight is back at PMX 2012 by popular demand! Cyril Lumboy is an Asian street fashion designer originally based in the Philippines. She is known on the internet as dolldelight and has established that as her own brand. She began sewing four years ago starting with headpieces and eventually moving on to making her own dresses. Her work as a designer is now focused on wa-lolita as it is the substyle that best allows her to experiment in the art of mixing prints.



Night Zero Reg Delay
PMX Attendees Night Zero Registration has been delayed to 8 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. (11.08.12)

PMX is Mobile!
You can now find PMX on Guidebook. Schedule, maps, twitter, alerts and more on your iOS and Android devices for free! (11.08.12)

Guest Update
Due to a health issue, Z8 will not be able to travel to PMX this weekend. PMX apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause. (11.06.12)

Deadline Extended
The deadline for entering CosFest is now Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 11:59 p.m. The rules have also been updated with times and locations. (11.04.12)

Program Schedule
The PMX Programming Schedule has been updated. (11.02.12)

Swap Meet Info
PMX Swap Meet information for 2012 has been posted. Signup opens tonight at 8! (11.01.12)

Avatar's Prince Zuko
Actor Dante Basco will be appearing at PMX. Dante will be appearing Sunday and will have a panel and autograph session. (10.31.12)

CosFest Forms
Forms for CosFest participation and judging are now available here. Fill out forms relevant to your entry and bring them to the Cosplay Office. (10.30.12)

Night Zero
Get a head start on the weekend by picking up your badge early! Come join us Thursday night for PMX Night Zero. (10.30.12)

Reiyukai America
PMX welcomes back Reiyukai America. They will be holding a panel and workshops on Friday and Saturday. (10.30.12)

Game On
PMX Gaming returns and expands for 2012 with both video game and table top gaming. It will also feature a Go workshop. (10.26.12)

Taiko Workshop
Senryu Taiko will be coming to PMX to hold a panel and have a workshop. Attendees also get a chance to try out the taiko drums. (10.26.12)

Food Trucking
PMX Food Program is pleased to announce The Bun Truck and Truck Norris will be serving at PMX 2012. (10.26.12)

Pocky Room
The Pocky Room is back! Sample the many different flavors of the popular snack food at PMX 2012. (10.26.12)

Program Schedule
The programming schedule for PMX 2012 is now available! The schedule will be updated up until PMX, so stay tuned for more updates! (10.24.12)

Power Rangers!
PMX welcomes Power Rangers Samurai, featuring rangers Alex Heartman, Steven Skyler, Najee De-Tiege, and Hector David Jr. (10.23.12)

Winter Crafts
PMX is pleased to announce Winterland Craft Party with special guest Masumi Kanoh of Baby, the Stars Shine Bright! (10.19.12)

Pacific Media Expo is pleased to announce GRAMM designer Z8 as our second fashion guest of honor for 2012. (10.18.12)

Application News
The applications for Way of the Stick and Blade and White Out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments are now available! (10.18.12)

Artists Market Details
Artists Market Signup instructions have been posted! Click here. Signup opens tonight at 8! (10.18.12)

Mobile Guide
PMX will once again be using Guidebook to provide up-to-date schedules and maps to attendees using Apple iOS or Android devices. (10.17.12)

Ryan Stylez
Pacific Media Expo is pleased to welcome Billboard charting singer/songwriter Ryan Stylez. (10.16.12)

White Rabbit
PMX Food Program is back for 2012 and we are happy to announce that White Rabbit, will be serving at PMX 2012. (10.08.12)

$45 Pre-Reg Extended
The October deadline for $45 Full Memberships has been extended to the 15th. Click here. (10.07.12)

Artists Market Info
Signup for tables will open on Thursday October 11th 18th at 8 P.M. Click here for more information. (10.05.12)

Fashion Guest
PMX is excited to announce our fashion guest of honor, Masumi Kanoh, representing Baby, the Stars Shine Bright. (10.03.12)

Are You a VIP?
The Moon Stream VIP Fan Bundle will go on sale at 8:15 p.m. PDT on Tues., Oct. 2. (09.26.12)

Press Reg is Open!
Please note that Press Policies have changed somewhat this year. Click here for more information. (09.25.12)

Industry Reg is Open!
Please note that Industry Policies have changed somewhat this year. Click here for more information. (09.21.12)

Panel Reg is Open!
Would you like to present a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (09.20.12)

Nights of Music
The Pacific Music Live will have two nights of concerts featuring Moon Stream, Lolita Dark, Psycho Bando, and Stephanie Yanez! (09.19.12)

Mr. Nonaka Returns
PMX is pleased to welcome back mecha designer Tsuyoshi Nonaka. (09.17.12)

Moon Stream at PMX
PMX welcomes Moon Stream as music guest of honor. VIP fan bundle will be available. (09.16.12)

Just Dance
M3 Productions returns to bring electronic dance music to PMX. Meet the DJs. (09.16.12)

Welcome Mr. Yokota
PMX is pleased to welcome character designer and animation director Mamoru Yokota. This is his first appearance at PMX. (09.14.12)

CosFest Reg is Open!
CosFest rules have been updated and online registration is now open. (09.08.12)

FMA Returns
The Way of the Stick and Blade returns to PMX. In addition, we will have our first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament: White Out. (08.17.12)

Scavenger Hunt
The Fashion Scavenger Hunt returns! Win prizes by exploring the convention and solving puzzles. (08.15.12)

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